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Feb 7, 2013 12:00pm PST
on the u.s. consulate in libya. panetta defended the u.s. military's response to the attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. he told the committee there were no specific signs of an imminent attack on that building. >> i firmly believe that the department of defense and the u.s. armed forces did all we could do in the response to the attacks in benghazi. we employed every asset -- >> he also said it would have taken at least nine hours to deploy u.s. gun ships or fighter jets to the area. the government is still looking for those responsible for that attack. >>> meanwhile secretary panetta is criticizing budget cuts that forced the department of defense to cut the number of aircraft carriers it has in the persian gulf region from two to one. planned for the uss harry s truman have been cancelled, he says a reduced military presence around the world effects the ability of the u.s. to respond quickly to a crisis. >>> the pentagon has not yet commented on iran's broadcast of video it claims was extracted from a cia spy drone captured in 2011. the footage was
FOX
Feb 1, 2013 12:00pm PST
not comply with its court-ordered reform. >> the u.s. and turkish governments gave different reports about who is responsible for a suicide bombing outside of the u.s. embassy. >> we do not know who is responsible or the motivations behind the attack. the attack itself is clearly an act of terror. >> however, the turkish government says the bomber was this man, a member of an outlawed group called the revolutionary people's liberation party front. it might have been in response to the arrest of some of its members. the blast killed the bomber and a turkish security guard. >> reporter: and early-morning fire here in oakland damages cars and trees and knocked out power to dozens of residents. we'll tell you why firefighters think it's suspicious. >>> warmer temperatures now. but what's in store for your weekend? rosemary orozco will be there for you. >>> students decked out in red and gold and we'll take you to colin kaepernick's alma mater. &c&c1 &c&c1 ds biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm PST
interest. >>> a former ship pilot who crashed the cosco busan is suing to get his license back. the u.s. coast guard has refused to renew his license and the lawsuit includes him. the license would allow him to work as a captain or first mate but not as a guide for other captains. the cosco busan incident spilled more than 50,000 gallons of oil into the san francisco bay. >>> the pentagon announced a groundbreaking decision this morning extending some military benefits to same-sex partners. the move comes about a year and a half after the u.s. military ended its don't ask/don't tell policy. in the statement leon panetta said the military would no longer provide some benefits to heterosexual couples while denaying them to same-sex couples in the -- denying them to same-sex couples in the military. the change does not extend some housing benefits because the pentagon says the issue requires more review. >>> people in parts of the northeast are still digging out and trying to get back to their normal routines today in the aftermath of the weekend's big nor'easter. the storm dropped up to t
FOX
Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm PST
's state of the union address, president obama is expected to announce he's bringing some u.s. troops  home. according to a source close to the president, mr. obama will announce, the return of 34,000 u.s. troops from afghanistan. they are expected to come home in exactly one year marking the next phase of the president's plan to end the war in afghanistan by 2014. the president is also expected to talk about immigration reform, reducing gun violence and job creation. >> the president's principal preokay pation since he ran for office has been what we need to do to make our economy work for the middle class. >> marco rubio will deliver his address after president obama's. it will be in english and spanish. you can watch the state of the un yin address right here on -- union address right here starting at 6:00. then at 7:30, we'll break down the president's speech with randy shandobil. >>> earlier, france's lower house of parliament approved the bill to legalize gay marriage and allow same-sex couples to adopt children. the bill pushed by the country's socialists now goes to the senat
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Feb 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
district, the outer mission and then downtown. bringing total to 22. last year, the u.s. justice department warned letters to landlords warning of a crackdown. since then, eight clubs have been closed. we're live in san francisco, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, tara. >>> today, the battle over marijuana marijuana will take a -- over medical marijuana will take a different turn. they are expected to introduce legislation to make this a state issue, not a federal issue. supporters say recent state ballot measures to legalize pot prove it is time to end the 75- year old prohibition. >> school officials in alabama are planning a big birthday celebration for a little boy rescued from an underground bunker. authorities stormed the urge abouter and the boy was -- the bunker and the boy was rescued. the big celebration will also honor that bus driver who protected almost two dozen other children from the gunman. >> we want to celebrate the life of charles poland, a true hero. he will forever be remembered as a true hero and when all of the information is released, the nation
FOX
Feb 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
that are effected that fly to the east coast include united, american, dealt starks u.s. air and virgin american. we also checked with other cities as well. we found out that other cities include chicago and pittsburgh. you might want to check with them as will. we spoke to one passenger who said he won't be leaving until sunday. >> it is frustrating but nothing we can do about it. right? just-yeah, i mean make the best of it, it is nice, so just kind of enjoy it for a few days. >> and again if you were headed to those locations airport officials say it is just important to keep track of your flight through your airline. now we did check with other airlines as well. i just got done speaking with a spokesperson over at oakland international airport. he tells me a flight heading to new york around 10:45 tonight from jet blue was cancelled. i just got done speaking with them, she tells me that was cancelled as well, but always keep track of that. it is a big headache there. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> a flight there made an emergency landing in ireland this morning. the pilot
FOX
Feb 13, 2013 12:00pm PST
of 2012. >>> 18 years after leaving the u.s. market, alfa romeo is coming back. all fiat dealerships will have a chance to sell the sports car later this year. the 4-c makes its debut at the geneva motor show next month. it will be available in the u.s. later this year and more models are expected by 2016. >>> love is in the air at the california academy of sciences in san francisco. this day before valentine's day, they gave out heart-shaped valentine's to the colony of african penguins. each of the valentine's have handwritten messages from academy visitors. the penguins accepted them with their beaks and took them back to their nest. the penguins will either offer them to their mates or use the hearts to line their nests. >>> today on channel 2 news at 5:00, a couple of political odd couples. find out what brings a republican governor to the area. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you at the next break. we're always here on ktvu.com. [ male announcer ] tender sirloin and a succulent lobster tail... for an incredible $16.99. share the love this valentine's,
FOX
Feb 14, 2013 12:00pm PST
the average person is expected to spend this valentine's day. >>> after a strong start in january, u.s. stock markets drifted sideways. renewed worries about europe today, overshadowed and encouraging weekly jobless report. stocks slipping between slight gains and losses. taking a live look at the big board, the dow is flat at 13,982. the nasdaq is up 3. s&p up 2. >>> the numbers are in for new home sales in january. according to research firm dataquick about 5500 homes were sold in the bay area last month. that's up more than 3% from january of last year. the medium price for a home in the bay area was 415,000, up more than 27% from last january's price. these are the strongest sales numbers in six years. researchers say the market is still far from normal. >>> it is official. american airlines and u.s. airways have merged to become the world's largest airline. the announcement of the $11 billion deal was made this morning. the newly-formed airline will keep the american airlines name. some analysts say the new company will provide better service since few of their current roots overlap and
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 12:00pm PST
for cargo ships that sail under the bay bridge. the u.s. coast guard just imposed a new rule that bans large vessels from sailing under the bridge in foggy conditions. the regulation only affects ships that head out to sea. it does not apply to vessels coming in to port. the ban is in response to an accident last month during which a cargo ship sideswiped the bay bridge in foggy conditions. >>> vallejo police say a high- speed chase this morning ended with the suspect's car crashing into a light pole. the chase began in vallejo and ended in martinez at franklin canyon road. investigators say the suspect hit speeds up to 110 miles an hour on eastbound highway 4. officers deployed spike strips to stop the car. they say the driver tried to flee. but officers were able to quickly apprehend him. police say a female passenger suffered minor injuries. no word if she was taken into custody. >>> san francisco police say a suspected car thief is behind bars this noontime, after leading officers on a wild chase during which gunfire erupted. police say last night's chase ended when the suspect caused a
FOX
Feb 25, 2013 12:00pm PST
freeways. some local merchants opposed the projects fearing it would hurt business. the u.s. state department has joined the search for an oakland couple missing in south america for a month. the state department put out this poster of the couple, jamie neal and garrett hand began a bike tour in november and kept in constant contact with family members and friends on facebook but the posts stopped on january 25th. the next day they were to take a bus from cusco to lima and were safety scene getting in a cab. sometime earlier, the u.s. embassy issued a security alert warning americans about kidnappings in that area. >> what kind of warnings would see they? they are within the people, not watching the news. >> my greatest hope is they return on schedule unharmed. >> the bike shop where jamie works has set up a reward for safe returns. it's raised $3,000 so far. >>> yahoo!'s ceo marissa mayer says workers will no longer be allowed to tele-- telecommute. mayers says workers are more productive after the office where they can share ideas. >> i would think in a tech company like that, yo
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 12:00pm PST
:00, hurting or not, u.s. postal service, now we are learning about lavished plans that will be held here in the bay area and it is expected to draw hundreds of employees. thanks for joining us on ktvu channel 2 news, we are always here on www.ktvu.com and mobile www.ktvu.com. we'll see you the next time news breaks.
FOX
Feb 28, 2013 12:00pm PST
marriage. the u.s. supreme court is expected to hear arguments on march 26. gay rights supporters are pressing the obama administration to file what's called a friend of the court brief urging the justices to overturn proposition 8. the obama administration did file against the federal defense of marriage act brief but so far has not weighed in on prop 8. >>> the board of directors are meeting and have been almost three hours debating over a fan to raise fares and parking prices. we'll tell you what's holding them up. >>> the weather is quickly warming up. we'll have the forecast. >>> part of 15th avenue will be closed today while they fix a sinkhole caused by a ruptured water main early yesterday morning. it goes from west portal avenue and the 16-inch main broke yesterday morning and the flow damaged about two dozen homes and a dozen vehicles. >>> bart fares could be going up. a new proposal is before the board of directors right now. the meeting is still going on. good afternoon, claudia. >>reporter: good afternoon. we had expected a decision by now. it was fairly high up on t
FOX
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
, ?.=(=pcpcpcpcpcpcpcpcpc2h . >>> u.s. stocks are sharply lower for the first time since 2007 and there is renewed worries about europe and the nasdaq is down 39 and s&p 500 is down 13. >>> oracle is buying the network company redwood and they are reportedly paying 2. $1 billion and the deal will prove the package it can offer to its customers. mark zuckerberg invited his classmates to join the online facebook in 2004 and a month later, yale and stamford were invited to join and today there are over 1 billion facebook account holders and facebook stock is down nearly 5% today. >>> they uncovered the remains of king richard from more than 5 million years ago. it was found along with bones buried under a parking lot. dna from the skeleton matches the dna taken from a relative of the former king and he also has a served spine which gave him a certain appearance. >>> the budweiser brotherhood ad with the touching scenes with the clydes dale horse and she washes out her husband's jersey... >> beyonce say thrilled the super bowl crowd and her half- time show was just a warmup. on the tour they will stop in san
FOX
Feb 19, 2013 12:00pm PST
twitters followers. they will be tweeting until 5:00. >>> a u.s. security firm is pointing a finger at china, saying china's military is responsible for massive cyber attacks. virginia issued a report saying it traced the attack to nondescript buildings outside of shanghai and over the years, the operation has stolen ter you are bites of information from -- terra bites of information. china is denying the allegations saying chinese law forbids activities that harm internet security. >>> a bail hearing is expected to resume tomorrow for south african track star, oscar pistorius. he appeared in court. prosecutors upgraded the charge against him to premeditated murder. they say that oscar pistorius shot his girlfriend, reeva steevkamp, after she shocked herself in a bathroom following a heated argument. but in a statement, he says he shot steevkamp by mistake, believing he was an intruder. he said he broke down the door and tried to revive her but she died in his arms. prosecutors say the story does not add up. the story came on the day that family and friends said goodbye to reeva ste
FOX
Feb 20, 2013 12:00pm PST
star making waves on the west coast. >>> u.s. stocks are down after minutes from the federal reserve suggest the central bank may have to slow or stop buying assets before seeing a pick up in hiring. the dow now down 98. the nasdaq down 41. and s&p is down as well. >>> two of the nation's big office supply stores, office depot and office max, have made it official. they announced this morning they are merging. it's an all-stock deal worth about $1.2 billion. analysts say the companies hope the move will help them compete against staples and other big box chains. >>> nba stars may have a little competition. take a look at the skills of this sea otter. 16-year-old eddie has become an expert at slam dunking. he's so good, zookeepers say he rarely misses. there's an important health reason. he suffers from arthritis. this way -- [no audio]
FOX
Feb 21, 2013 12:00pm PST
. a live look at 3 big board, the dow down 25, the nasdaq down 28, s&p down seven. >>> new figures show u.s. wine exports reached record levels last year and almost all of that wine was from california, according to the wine institute wine exports increased for the third consecutive year to a record 1.4 billion dollars. 90% of that wine was grown and made here in california. a majority of the wine was bought by europeans but with a growing market in china and canada. >>> today on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00, the immigration debate heats up today in the south bay. we will be there for a big rally and march planed for san jose, plus an exclusive ktvu field pole reveals a shift in california's position on this hot button issue. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we will see you the next time news breaks, we are always here for you on ktvu.com and mobile ktvu.com. send comments to comments@captioncolorado.com captions by terry james, caption colorado, llc.
FOX
Feb 22, 2013 12:00pm PST
for over a decade and defrauded his long time sponsor the u.s. postal service. sources say the two sides have been holding settlement talks but are 10s of millions of dollars apart on how much armstrong should pay in the settlement case. >>> two chp helicopter pilots came to the rescue of a hiker stalked by a mountain lion. it happened last weekend on the stephens trail near colfax in placer county. the hiker made a frantic 911 call, saying the mountain lion was quickly moving in on him. the helicopter pilots found him frantically waving a flash light with the mountain lion standing 20 feet in front of him. the sound of the chopper probably saved his life. >> i have never scared off a  mountain lion before useing a helicopter. >> i shoulder to think what would have happened if he didn't have a cell phone or something to call for help. >> he later went there to put up warning signs but was forced to shoot and kill the mountain lion when it aggressively approached him. >>> it is shaping up to be a nice day. plenty of sunshine, wall to wall from the coast inland. giving you a live look th
FOX
Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
with dui, vehicular homicide, and reckless driving. >>> the u.s. postmaster made a major announcement today about a nationwide change in service. he said the agency will stop delivering first class mail to homes and businesses on saturdays, starting august 1st. he's doing this to cut costs, after a huge drop in first class mail volume, and a crippling $16 billion loss just last year. >> when you lose the first class volume that we've seen, you can't make ends meet from a financial standpoint, the choice is either change some of the service or raise prices. and people don't want prices raised. we'll make the changes in service. >> package delivery will continue without changes on saturday. and mail will also be delivered to p.o. boxes on saturday. the post office is announcing the plans now to give people six months to prepare. it will save the agency about $2 billion. >>> back to our top story now, in berkeley, we want to show you pictures of smoke from our emeryville camera. these are live pictures. we're told that a home on keith avenue is on fire. it is a one-alarm fire right now. again,
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